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What is Molluscum Contagiosum?
Molluscum contagiosum is a viral infection that causes a skin rash. It is a poxvirus and is spread via contact. When it affects the genitals, it is considered an STD. While it does not have a cure, the virus eventually resolves itself.
Molluscum contagiosum is spread through contact. This can take place in many forms:
- Anal Sex
- Oral Sex
- Vaginal Sex
- Casual Contact
- Contact with contaminated objects
- Scratching can spread the virus to nearby areas
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